City of SydneyPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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City of Sydney

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2036, the population for the City of Sydney is forecast to increase by 110,834 persons (49.43% growth), at an average annual change of 2.03%.

This table summarises the population for the City of Sydney and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in forecast.id for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
City of SydneyForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2036
Area20162021202620312036Total changeAvg. annual % change
City of Sydney224,211259,059288,158313,182335,045+110,834+2.03
CBD - Harbour8,78911,46314,31416,34018,120+9,331+3.68
Chinatown - CBD South21,18126,50728,91330,45232,048+10,867+2.09
Crown - Baptist Streets23,00425,13827,00928,04228,936+5,932+1.15
Glebe Point Road24,11728,66729,02529,25529,754+5,637+1.06
Green Square - City South32,72440,55149,98259,97871,299+38,576+3.97
Harris Street20,03620,50523,19126,26826,958+6,922+1.49
King Street21,87426,13329,17030,66232,142+10,267+1.94
Macleay Street - Woolloomooloo22,73923,55523,95624,45824,695+1,956+0.41
Oxford Street20,32221,12721,61722,08722,436+2,114+0.50
Redfern Street29,42535,41340,97945,64048,657+19,231+2.55

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

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